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The Monthly Discussion – Gate crashing the Fabians

The Monthly Discussion – Gate crashing the Fabians

The Australian Fabians are running an interactive event on “Housing and Homelessness” that coincides with the time we normally run our own discussion night. So we thought we’d join in to help bring a Georgist perspective to the table and contribute to the conversation.
Ghost towers a sign of supply success?

Ghost towers a sign of supply success?

The ninth Speculative Vacancies report continues to make waves with a live cross yesterday on Sydney's ghost towers (ABC TV 24) and a further interview on Sydney’s ABC 7pm News bulletin. This followed on from the ABC online story - Sydney hit by Ghost tower...

Aristocracy, Land and Dove

Aristocracy, Land and Dove

Geoists in History Patrick Edward Dove (1815-1873) by Karl Williams “So long as the aristocracy have all the land, and derive the rent of it, the labourer is only a serf, and a serf he will remain until he has uprooted the rights of private landed property. The land...

Victorian Budget Perspectives

Victorian Budget Perspectives

Taken from our fortnightly Evolving Economics enews.Subscribe here Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas has delivered a great set of budget measures which will improve the resilience, fairness and efficiency of Victoria’s tax system. This budget features a number of changes...

Ricardo’s Classical Political Economy

Ricardo’s Classical Political Economy

Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas has pre-announced Land Tax changes ahead of Monday night’s state budget. Expect a dramatic budget contraction as Victoria’s key ‘own revenue’ source, Stamp Duty, has shrunk with the fall in both property transaction volumes and prices....

The Monthly Discussion in May – Who Owns Outer Space?

The Monthly Discussion in May – Who Owns Outer Space?

The 2019 Federal Election is only a few days away… But how can you maximise your vote to shift the tax system away from unproductive rent seeking? Which parties have the best policies to deter land speculation, and reduce wealth inequality from inflated land prices?...

Podcast: Justice Before Liberty, ok!

Podcast: Justice Before Liberty, ok!

What: Discuss + Debate + Drinks + Pizza When: Wednesday, May 29 Time: 6pm Cost: Free “The Earth is the cradle of humanity but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever” -Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Private companies are actively promoting plans to mine in Outer Space, and...

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